Research Papers

Toward Intelligent Manufacturing Workshop Modeling and Validation of a Resource-Driven Mechanism-Based Info-Interconnect Model

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Kai Yu Song

College of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Electronics Technology,
Beijing University of Technology,
Beijing 100124, China
e-mail: kaiyusong@163.com

Min Wang

College of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Electronics Technology,
Beijing University of Technology,
Beijing 100124, China;
Beijing Municipal Key Laboratory of Electrical Discharge Machining Technology
Beijing 100191, China
e-mail: wangm@bjut.edu.cn

Li Ming Liu

College of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Electronics Technology,
Beijing University of Technology,
Beijing 100124, China
e-mail: 1399897081@qq.com

Ge Long Zhu

College of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Electronics Technology,
Beijing University of Technology,
Beijing 100124, China
e-mail: zgl_double@163.com

Yun Feng Zhang

China National Machine Tool,
Quality Supervision Testing Center,
Beijing 100102, China
e-mail: zyf1021@foxmail.com

1Corresponding author.

Manuscript received February 25, 2019; final manuscript received May 1, 2019; published online June 7, 2019. Assoc. Editor: Ying Liu.

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 19(4), 041012 (Jun 07, 2019) (14 pages) Paper No: JCISE-19-1054; doi: 10.1115/1.4043727 History: Received February 25, 2019; Accepted May 01, 2019

The interconnection and interworking, a process of data interaction among different levels in manufacturing enterprises, are the core of realizing intelligent manufacturing. This paper focuses on the modeling of the interconnection-related information in product manufacturing and develops an info-interconnect model (IIM) in product manufacturing based on a widespread research of various informational aspects in the business logic of the digital workshop of manufacturing enterprises. The developed IIM, which describes the product data structure and the organizational logic of the production process, follows a layered modeling methodology in which IIM is subdivided into layers with the main purpose to separate entities, rules, workflow, and application into different levels. Then, based on resource-driven mechanism, business processes are modeled by directed acyclic graphs (i.e., PR-AOV network and PR-AOE network), incidence matrix of resources, and set of resources availability in order to improve the management and control of workflow, and to provide basis for dynamic scheduling of workshop. Finally, workshop layer application and control layer application have been incorporated to validate the usability and applicability of the developed IIM. This new info-interconnect model paves the way for the assurance of data consistency, the development of fully integrated manufacturing workflow, and the rapid deployment of efficient business logic in a manufacturing workshop.

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Topological sort process of an AOV network

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The architecture of information interconnection network in enterprise

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The overall structure of IIM

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Process message model

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The hierarchical tree structure of FunctionNode

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A simple serial process chain

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An example of resource-driven mechanism

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A derived PR-AOV representation

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A variant PR-AOV containing process groups in Fig. 13

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The normal PR-AOV after splitting in Fig. 14

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The drawing of the typical disk part

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Workshop layer application

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The topological sort of the PR-AOV network

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Search for critical path

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Production management interface

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Devices monitoring interface



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